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tonight, they are older, they are whiter than america, and they eastern more money and are better educated. that's right. the tea party is made up of elite, well-off intellectuals of sorts who are out of step with the real america, and they are very deeply confused. 84% of them think their movement reflects the view of most americans, but 73% of them are conservative, while only 35% of the real america is. 92% wants smaller government with fewer services, which only 50% of the real america want. 39% of real america correctly blames president bush for most of the deficit. 6% of tea partiers do. half of the real america wants government spending to create jobs, which only 17% of tea partiers want. and while only 19% of the real america call themselves angry at washington, more than half of tea partiers do. which brings us neatly to today's tea party rally on the capitol. >> hey, you look happy to me. you don't look angry. that's because you get it. and you are smart enough to get off your couch and do something about it. so this november, what do you say? let's take back our country. how man
. a sake -- sacred red cow is led to slaughter. roll up your sleeves, here we go. hello, america. this week has been a primer to get your brain to think in a different mode. i liken it to america has cancer. now, is it stage one, stage networks stage four cancer? i think we're headed toward stage four cancer. how much to we have to cut? what do we have to do? thinking out of the box. we're not cutting spending, we're -- i mean it's insane what's going on. people at the coto institute have been putting budget proposal together and they're not making friends because people don't want their slice of the pie taken away. we're all going to lose a slice of pie. our relationship may be on the rocks after tonight. i'll send you candy or flowers because we zero in on even my own sacred cow tonight, national security and defense. according to the economist, america's overwhelmingly feel of cutting spending is the best way to reduce the deficit. cut spending, 5% they raised taxes. this is the one the political elite wants to do because this one is hard. as soon as you get the scalp out they run for th
, hardest talk. "the mclaughlin group" is brought to you by siemens. siemens answers america's toughest questions in energy. >>> one, democrat exodus. >> it just came to the point where i said, i've accomplished all i'm going to do. time to make the break. >> michigan senator announced last week he would not seek a tenth term in office. bob stupak had been expected to win handily in the coming november mid-term election. instead, stupak is stepping down. stupak is one of 24 democrats retiring this year. 19 from the house. davis, barry, snyder, watson, els worth, moore, delahunt, stupak, kennedy, gordon, tanner, baird, massa, wexler, abercrombie, and five from the senate. dodd, dorgan, botch, kaufmann. the climate for democrats seems to have been a toxic one. the party is now polling at l-t question. what explains the exodus of leading democrats like senator dodd? is this a case of rats leaving a sinking ship? >> well, dodd's got a particular problem. he really could have lost that seat for the democratic party, john, but overall, i don't think there's too many democrats retiring, but t
budget. and another great day for the savers. save money. live better. walmart. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. but my doctor told me that most calcium supplements... aren't absorbed properly unless taken with food. he recommended citracal. it's different -- it's calcium citrate, so it can be absorbed with or without food. citracal. >>> welcome back to "hardball." florida governor charlie christiacrist, tan in the fan is falling behind rubio. he had a move which quickly earned criticism from jeb bush and caused campaign mentor connie mack to quit. is charlie crist becoming a cautionary tale for republicans who don't obey or humor the rank and file conservatives. chuck todd is nbc news chief whi
are stranded across europe, africa asia and the americas. >> 5-year-old looking forward to seeing mickey mouse. really upset. >> the plane is stuck because of a volcano. >> there's nothing you can do, so we will make the best out of it. >> reporter: von call noll gists say it's impossible to predict how much longer this volcano will continue belching ash into the atmosphere. could be days, could be years. and depending on which way the wind blows, there could be a lot more disruption to come in our skies. tonight, the british extended their air space lockdown until 1:00 p.m. tomorrow. there are 1200 flights scheduled to take off from heathrow tomorrow, and george, there's a fair chance that none of them will make it. >> could be a long weekend for a lot of people. thanks, nick. as nick said, volcanic ash can pose all kinds of problems for airliners. and while the scale of today's eruption might be rare, the threat is not. over the years, at least 126 aircraft have had serious encounters with ash clouds. lee a sfashg h lisa stark has the story. >> reporter: this was the view just two months ago
disciplines. and each operates uniquely with basically only two other institutions in america. and almost none around the world. the two in america being the national institutes of health, and national science foundation. where we allocate federal funds based on peer review. and so we bring the best and the brightest in america in various fields to assess projects or grants or scholarship. of one kind or another. and so when you ask about goals, one is to preserve the institution as it's come in to being. and has developed a rather wonderful track record. but beyond that, they are challenges of the time. and so i've laid forth two that i consider to be initiatives that aren't exactly goals but there's a hard, kind of thin line between a goal and an initiative. one i called bridging cultures where we're looking at putting a greater emphasis on what it is that makes a people a people. and then what it is that makes people differentiated. and we're a society that has a wondrous national culture. but we are also a mosaic of subcultures. so understanding ourselves is very important. and then we're
for america's future in space. >> his plan is a major revision of previous policy and is already drawing criticism from some of the nation's past heroes in space. t.j. winick joins us from washington with details. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, vinita. under the president's plan, nasa will encourage private companies to build their own spaceships to ferry astronauts to the international space station. under the bush administration, nasa's goal was to send an american astronaut to the moon for a seventh time. the obama administration wants, instead, focus on getting to mars. today, in cape canaveral, florida, at the kennedy space center, the president will unveil his plan to take nasa in a new direction. >> what the president will outline represents our best opportunity and our best effort to get this agency and program back on pace to put astronauts and rockets into space, as the president so strongly desires. >> reporter: while famed astronaut neil armstrong has publicly criticized the president's plan, another space pioneer, buzz aldrin, supports the changes. >> i totall
're watching public affairs programming on c-span, created by america's cable-tv companies offered as a public service. in a few moment, president obama outlined his plans for nasa. after that, senator joe lieberman on a preliminary report. and later, a news conference with leaders of the tea party express from this year's congressional election. >> c-span, public affairs content available on television, radio, an online. the also connect with us on twitter, facebook, and youtube. >> president obama talked about the plan to cut back on planned missions to the moon, relying more on private companies to transport astronauts. he was at the kennedy space center and was introduced by senator bill nelson. this is 40 minutes. >> the man i am about to introduce is a patriot, a leader, and a visionary. he is also someone who knows the importance of america being a leader in science and technology through space exploration. he has been there, done that. he is a marine general, an aviator, a test pilot, flying more than 100 missions in vietnam. i have known him the better part of a quarter of a century.
. cable's latest gift to america. >> over the next two hours, we're going to take your calls and questions about federal oversight of car safety standards. after that, a briefing on nuclear weapons policy with robert gates and of hillary clinton. later, remarks by the director of national intelligence, dennis blair. >> it is the auto maker's responsibility to make sure they comply with federal safety standards. that is their responsibility. we are not branding these cars safe. it is our job to enforce and to please the marketplace -- to police the market place, which we do. the automakers have to uphold their obligation to not only comply with our standards but the state of the art. it is my job to make sure they called to the standards. this agency will hold the line. >> david strickland, head of the nhtsa, testifying before congress in his agency's role in auto safety. the agency follow those words with an announcement that it will seek a fine against toyota of $16 million for failing to notify officials about the sticky pedals on its cars. we will talk about the role of nhtsa with sever
of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> that is going to take it back. take our country back. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] in a few moments, supreme court justices testified on capitol hill about the budget request for next year. in an hour-and-a-half, president obama outlined his plan for nasa and the future of human space flight. after that, and breathing on the investigation into the fort hood in shootings with senators joe lieberman. later, we will retire the news conference with leaders of the group to party express. >> on "washington journal" we will give the congressional agenda with sheriff brown of ohio. robert sloan is the author of an article that says wall street is the key to democracy. more about the future of nasa from scott case. it is live on c-span every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. a couple of offense to tell you about tomorrow morning. the senate judiciary committee holds a hearing on jud
in europe and north america. the vitamin b foods include leafy green vegetables and nuts. >>> more pain and limited movement for african-americans and hispanics than whites. they are more likely to have limited physical activity at work because of arthritis. for more living well headlines go to wusa9.com and click on the living well tab on the front page. >>> failing to mail in your census form on time will cost you more money. >>> and president obama unveils a new plan aimed at making sure america remains out front in the space race. it is 4:53. wÑñññ my dentist says brushing alone isn't enough to avoid dental problems. [ male announcer ] act total care mouthwash rebuilds enamel and kills bad breath germs. to help avoid dental problems, act daily. >>> montgomery county police say a woman is wanted in a case of identity theft that goes back to 2009. she is from try angle virginia. police say she obtained the social security number of an oklahoma woman and then went to three car dealerships and purchased luxury vehicles, an audi, mercedes and range rover. police say she opened credi
negative. the global standing of america is in the words of the polling company's chairman, clearly on the rise. obviously it's the obama effect. people like our president. in fact, he's the most popular leader in the world. so what are we going to do with this renewed world leadership? one thing we should do is lead. tonight we had james cameron on the show. he gave us the most successful movie in history which tells what the people of this planet have exploited it so badly, abused its natural resources to the breaking point, then head to other worlds to find the means of sustaining life. it's what happens when mankind abuses the habitat in which he was born. a half century ago an american statesman addressed this very issue, quote, we travel together, passengers on a little space ship dependent on its reserves of air and soil, all committed for our safety to its security and peace, preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work, and i will say, the love we give our fragile craft. that was adlai stevenson the american ambassador the to the united nations speaking in geneva
diversify america's energy supply, we maximize the production of renewable energy, that we produce more here at home and, yes, that includes oil and natural gas. and, madam president, the use of coal is also very important and the use of coal using new technology to decarbonize the use of coal is important. we can do all of these things. our legislation includes provisions that will accomplish that. we neendz our legislation to come to the -- we need our legislation to come to the floor of the senate from the energy committee. i would say awful those who -- i support a carbon cap and i will support pricing carbon. that does not include support for cap and trade. if we haven't learned anything from the last decade or so about what wall street would do with ads 1 trillion carbon securities market, then we're pretty ill-prepared to legislate on these issues. so, madam president, there are not a lot of weeks left in this legislative session, and my fervent hope is, i would say to those who have been working on climate change and blocking our ability to bring an energy bill to the floor of the s
's not an after thought in america's quest for a brighter future. it is an essential part of that quest. so today i'd like to talk about the next chapter in this story. the challenges facing our space program are different and our imper tifs for this program are different than in decades past. we're no longer racing against an adversary. we're no longer competing to achieve a singular goal like reaching the moon. in fact, what was once a global competition has long since become a global collaboration. while the measure of our achievements has changed a great deal over the past 50 years, what we do or fail to do in seeking new frontiers is no less consequential for our future in space and here on earth. so let me start by being extremely clear. i am 100% committed to the mission of nasa and its future. [ applause ] because broadening our capabilities in space will continue to serve our society in ways we can scarcely imagine. because exploration will once more inspire wonder in a new generation, sparking passions and launching careers, and because ultimately if we fail to press forward in the purs
. go like a pro. somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> maryland, virginia, and pennsylvania recorded sizable gains in employment last month. across the country 33 states posted increase in jobs with maryland leading the country with a gain of 35,000 payroll jobs by contrast, 17 states recorded job losses during the month. michigan continued to have the nation's highest unemployment rate, officially at 14%. if toyota gets credit for being the most fuel efficient car company in america, well, then how do you explain all this? chevy malibu, cobalt, silverado, and the all-new equinox. compare them to anyone. may the best car win. it's really hard to save for the future and they've come to a point where it's o
as we were together on a bipartisan basis. to craft a realization designed to get america's lowest performing schools back on track. i will turn to my very capable partner in this perhapfor his og statement. >> thank you, mr. chairman, and thank you for your diligent work in moving this along on fixing "no child left behind." it is an old version and i'm sure we will have a new version here before long. we for to created thea diverse witness list and i look for to learning more from each of you this afternoon. the knowledge of practice to bring to the table will help us as we move forward to develop legislation that builds upon what we have learned from "no child left behind" and fixes what has not been working. two issues i will focus on as we read author is a -- we authorize this. first, the man didn't turn around models could have on a roll and frontier schools and school districts. the second is the research base used to determine whether these models have proven to be effective at turning around a performing schools. roll and frontier schools and school districts are unique an
are attacking the united states of america? >> well, but let's look at what happened with regard to the detroit bomber. abduabsenteeism umar farouk abdulmutallab. they had the present of mind, given their knowledge of law, to understand that in that initial interaction, they did not have to give him his miranda warnings and the information they got from him can be used in a trial against him under the public safety exception, and -- >> well, i don't know if public safety exception goes to 50 minutes. have you had any case that's ever gone that long? >> oh, i think -- >> where you say to somebody, do you have a gun. >> oh -- >> do you have a bomb, but after a while, that exception ends. >> well, i'm going to say as a former judge, given my experience, given that set of facts, i would think that the government has acted appropriately here and statements from that gentleman would be admissible in a trial. >> well, i would just say that it would be -- the defense lawyer would make that point, i'm sure. >> oh, i'm sure they would, but they would lose in holder's court. >> this is really significant.
recently as chair and president america of the national council of negro women. this morning, dr. height died at howard university hospital. she was 98 years old. lesli foster reports that dr. height lived her life with passion and commitment for a just society, and a vision of a better world [ applause ] >> reporter: wearing her trademark hat and pearls, dr. height was awarded the highest civilian honor, the congressional gold medal in 2004. >> dr. height's long extraordinary career, as a civil rights advocate has covered human rights from women's employment and educational advancement to antilynching. >> reporter: dr. height grew up in bitter and divisive times and yet she dedicated her life to bringing people together. >> america as defaulted on this prom story note. in so far as her citizens of color are concerned. >> reporter: she was a guiding force at the table when the big six planned a hiss tore march on washington in 1963, the lone woman at a table full of men. yet despite all of her efforts, height could not convince them that a woman should be allowed to speak at the podium t
goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ so the discovery and its seven person crew will have to spend another day in space. nasa waived off two landing attempts today because of weather concerns. >> the pilot needs good visibility to see the runway because they've only got one shot at it. >> the shuttle will try to land again tomorrow. >>> an environmentally conscious couple in taiwan has opened a house with newspapers fed through a homemade blender. john lambry and shelley woo used 20 newspaper and. many were from students who needed extra credit. the school house is 870 feet. lambry is a former building inspector. >>> coming up, caught on tape. one man's tug of war with an octopus. first here's a preview of tonight's cbs evening news. >> when you make a photo copy, the image is only on the paper, righting ? maybe not. our cbs news investigation revealed how your private information could become very public. that's
bless america >> the tea party expression chose today, tax day, to rally on the national mall. people came from all over the country for the event. most say they're politically conservative and don't like big government, higher taxes or government takeover of the economy. >> i never thought that i would live to see something like this happen to the united states of america. socialism for us as imports, been there, done that, migrated and now it's happening here. >> i would like for g. to go back to what they are supposed to do. protect our country and secure our borders. >> there were similar tea party rallies in several cities. today's protest -- [ inaudible ] >>> president obama is unveiling a brand new plan to overhaul nasa. he's canceling current programs and laying out new goals. today at the kennedy space center he predicted the nation would have new spacecraft designed for long space journeys by 2025. he also believes nasa can send humans to orbit mars by the 2030s but some former astronauts are criticizing the president's move. >> reporter: standing near the launch pads of the
, look those in new york's 21st district, including my own family, to the president's family, america stands next to poland in mourning. the solidarity of the polish people in their grief is an inspiration to us all. my thoughts and prayers are with the families who lost someone. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. defazio: the obama administration has steadfastly refused to contest the tariff of $2.4 billion levied by mexico because congress terminated the cross-border trucking program due to serious safety concerns. there is no drug testing in mexico. there are no hours of service requirements in mexico. there are no meaningful commercial driver's licenses issued in mexico to know what the record of these drivers are. congress overwhelmingly voted to terminate that program. but it's rumored the next month when the president of mexico comes, the obama administration will open the border to mexican trucks. jeopardizing the
up. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> pope benedict made his first public acknowledgement of the church sex abuse scandal today. he said that in response to what he called attacks from the world, the catholic church must admit its mistakes and repent its sins. the words came during a mass inside the vatican. the pope said the pain of repentance is a grace because it is a chance for a new beginning. the pope also said the church should be open to forgiveness. pope benedict has come under fire by some who accuse him of covering up past abuses by priests. >>> the uncertainty over whether russia will suspend all adoptions to the u.s. is causing anxiety for some local couples. one couple is
there landing at cape canaveral, florida, earlier today, there to outline his vision for america's space program and it is controversial. we'll get to the details in a second. first, let's reflect, what has nasa, americans in space, meant for you? let's take a peek here. we have better aircraft engines because of the space program, flame resistant materials developed because of our need to fly in space, radiation detection improved, enriched baby food, that's important, digital imaging for breast biopsies, something critical there, better brake lining for our cars. and let's not forget about the tang. let's going to magic wall and look at president's proposals. the president is proposing major, major changes in space. let's look at some of them. here is one thing the president says -- doesn't want to work for me. here we go. some of his proposed changes. spend an additional $6 billion over the next six year, invest in deep space exploration and bring about a multibillion dollar renovation of the kennedy space center. by taking these things out of nasa, we may lose the lead in space, have big nas
toen ploy meant and then there was little difference between the tp's and the rest of america. even with the obvious lack of liberals, the tp's represent the, quote, public at large. meaning they manage the hardware store and watch your house when you are on vacation. they probably hate rap music, but they hate "gossip girl." the fact that the tea partiers will stop calling tea partiers racist? of course not. the left feels the same way about america as they do about the tea partiers. if you have ever been stuck at a cocktail party in manhattan or san francisco, the party existed forever. but they were not called tea partiers yet. >> if you disagree with me, are you a racist homophobe who does not reuse shopping bags. >>> joe, every time white folks get together, the media yells racism. is that fair? >> no, when you refer to the tea parties as the tp's it is racist to native americans. >> i am so sorry. >> racist unfortunately has become a thing you say as a way of saying, be gone white person i disagree with. it is not fair with people with different opinions or people victim of ac
the world we're not racist and we're about saving america. >> neil: what changed since you voted that has you upset. >> it's knowledge. i was a lifelong tell me and raised as a democratic. i really didn't have any understanding about the political process. so after i voted i decided i should educate myself to see what i was voting for and what i found, i didn't like. i'm an american, i learned the constitution and that the principles our forefathers laid town were not the ones the administration is abiding in. >> julia, you've been with the movement from the beginning. it's a interesting history and you know how it's been described and you know how it's been called a lot of nasty things by the mainstream media. does it bug you? >> i think it just shows the simple fact that the typical mo of the far left is that when you can not compete, you resort to character assassination so i try not to let it bother me. we're going to keep focused and focus on our core issues, fiscal responsibility, constitutional limited government and free markets. >> democrats quickly counter and critics counter wh
, but tehran's leaders say those punishments will not stop them. tonight, why this group could be america's most important back and forth with the islamic republic yet. that's next. plus, free food. more and more chains are offering major deals to get customers in the door. before you go, there is a warning, of course, from the experts. you will hear it ahead as fox reports live tonight. eat more chicken. wondering about your retirement plan? who isn't? retirement planning is all questions... how long? how much? how soon? what if? welcome to answer city... td ameritrade's retirement center. i get planning tools, like wealth ruler. strategies. and investment ideas. and retirement experts, on the phone, when i need them. for a little help. or a lot. whether retirement is way off. or way close. time for fresh thinking. time for td ameritrade. >> shepard: let's get to that nuclear standoff with iran why don't we. president obama has under the pressure on the islamic government. is he pushing for another round of penalties aimed getting iran to limit controversial program. good luck with that
about it. >>> "star wars," the fight over america's future role in space between those who fund it and those who have done it. >>> the first lady in a new role. we'll hear from her tonight. >>> growth industry. we might be a big step closer tonight to what so many consider the holy grail, keeping what's up top. >>> and richard engel reports tonight on a major reversal for the u.s. in afghanistan. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, sometimes as you know, it's as if there are two or more americas and at least that many economies. what you're about to hear are some positive economic indicators and they may not match, in fact, they probably won't match what most folks are experiencing. in fact, part two of our lead story tonight has to do with the anger across the country. some of it focused at the two big political parties is enough to make people march on boston. first, the good news, which if true will be felt eventually. we begin tonight with nbc's mike taibbi live on wall street in new york. mike, good evening. >> reporter
right now with "america live". megyn: thanks, guys. shocking revelations about the queen of daytime television. the woman who penned a biography about oprah says that woman and her supporters don't want you to read it. she will join us live. plus the final stop on the tea party express. tax day in the nation's capitol serving as super bowl sunday for some citizens against big government. we're live in washington. and ron paul, a darling of that tea party movement but a stunning new poll shows he may be a whole lot more popular than you think. he is our guest today. it all starts now on "america live". megyn: first up, president obama is about to face the music at kennedy space center. the president is expected to touch down in florida about 30 minutes from right now. set to announce a $6 billion increase in nasa's budget over the next five years. that is money the white house says will bring thousands of new jobs to florida's so-called space coast and expand the range of space destinations so what is the problem? his plan also essentially eliminates manned space travel among other t
at the washington monthment and joins, tennessee congressman martha blackburn, live on "america's newsroom". how are you today? >> good morning, martha, i am doing great. martha: every everywhere i go, whether it's the grocery store or school or work, people are talking about how much they're paying in taxes and what they're getting back from it and that's your central message today, right? >> that's right. do you think you're getting your money's worth from the federal government, and most people are telling us no, they are not getting their money's worth. they feel like they are overtaxed, and government is overspent, and you know, bill was just saying today is the day you pay up. actually the federal government has first right of refusallon paycheck and starting jan of '09, they were taking out all of that money that you have to reconcile and settle up with them for today and they just come and they're grabbing the rest of it. people want the federal government's hand out of their pocket. we have seen that the obama administration and this congress as truly, they are the hold on to your walle
nuke terrorist icon looks like this and this and even this. coincidence? wake up, america. >> the pigly wiggly, i new it. "countdown with keith olbermann" starts right now. have a great night. >>> which of these stories will you be talking about tomorrow? smoking gun, as the tea party express in boston draws only 5,000, the idea that it is independent grassroots, destroyed. politico finds a 2009 memo, republican consultants dreamt it up and planned it as a way to raise money for their pac and planned how to promote it on fox news. independents who aren't, news that is propaganda. >> tea party express, we applaud you for uniting and for putting up with the bs from the lame stream media. >> but the memo shows, madam, it's all a congame. >>> the oklahoma politicians bid to create a state militia to fight against the federal government. the president shall be commander in chief of the army and navy of the united states and the militia of the several states. uh-oh. our guest, john dean. >> that old beach boy song, bomb iran, you know, bomb, bomb, bomb. >> then it was just funny. now on iran,
there live. stay tuned for that. on "america's newsroom". >>> in the meantime, we are learning new details from two top senators serving the obama administration with subpoenas saying the pentagon and justice department are stonewalling, refusing to hand over certain information in the investigation of the fort hood massacre. why is this important? senators lieberman and collins, tops on the home land security committee saying the documents may show whether or not the government had access to information that could have prevented the killings on that post back in november and that would be a bombshell. i'm bill hemmer, good morning, everybody, busy day in "america's newsroom". martha: good morning, bill, good to be here this morning, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. the senators are saying the obama administration is not living up to its promise of transparency in their opinion, suspect nidal hasan, the army major, now charged with killing 13 people on that awful day at the army base last november and the justice department officials say that releasing any information that re
set our sights much higher than just returning to the moon. that's not america. america leads and should be leading in space. >> reporter: in addition to a $6 billion boost for nasa already announced, president obama is expected to reveal a new heavy lift rocket development program. there's the $40 billion initiative to help the florida coast transform its economy and a plan to renovate the kennedy space center. >> reporter: the white house insists they are putting an end to programs that officials say are years behind schedule and millions overbudget. t.j. winnick abc news washington. >>> we always ask what you think. we want to know about what you think about nasa's future. what do you think of president obama's goal for nasa? we posted the story this morning. already gotten comments. tonya writes in: i feel like we're going backwards, not forwards. patricia writes: remember this next election. >>> all right, your time's up. we have 15 days to go. it's april 15th. this is it, the last time to get your taxes off to uncle sam. expect long lines and local post offices. they've
. a lot of presidents we're talking about today. of course, dick is the author of "2010, take back america." all right, dick, so it's a little confusing. larry summers worked for president clinton. now he works for president obama and somehow in the middle it's president bush's fault. >> well, they're going to rename the san andreas fault in california president bush's fault. both sides have merit here. the underlying responsibility for this crisis is clearly the policies of the clinton administration because they required the fannie mac and freddie mae, fannie mae and freddie mac, i got them mistransvestite there to upgrade and increase the number of lower income mortgages to 50% of their portfolio that could only be done by issuing mortgages with no down payment required and with very loose financial terms. and then during the bush administration, bush tried to regulate fannie mae and chris dodd and barney frank filibus r filibustered the bill or in the senate dodd did and stopped it from passing. on the other hand, once you had the poison of these bad mortgages in the system, the decis
across america. steve and patty pratt from georgia. >> i just want to be left alone. i want to have my money to do what i want with it. >> we are mad and they need to hear us. >> reporter: taertdiers tend to be white, married and republicans according to a new cbs "new york times" poll. 18% of americans say they are part of the movement. tax day tea party rallies were held in traditionally liberal madison, wisconsin, and dozens, organizers say hundreds of other towns. 96% of tea partiers rate the economy as bad. 84% have unfavorable opinions of the president. >> talking about barack obama. i don't think he xwars the united states. >> reporter: some have extreme views of the p. he is a maximumist at heart. >> reporter: tea partiers are pushing a new contract from america. demanding new liberties, smaller government and lower taxes. this is steve handelsman. live on the mall where the biggest event of april 15th tea party across america is beginning. there are tea partiers. you saw a sample of them across the country. coast to coast. but washington is the centerpiece and this is the main
, that is just the kind of information that has many tax protesters livid on this, tax day. in america's election headquarters tonight, chief political correspondent carl cameron on the huge tea party rally here in washington. >> reporter: today's income tax deadline brought several thousands tea partiers to the street of the nation's capit capitol. >> as we all want one simple thing from our government. we would like to be left alone. >> reporter: now a year old, the tea party movement receives advice from two principle political action committees. freedom works run by former house republican leader dick army and the free market operated group known as americans for prosperity. the single biggest faction is the tea party patriots who specialize in new group development and have more than 1,500 groups nationwide. the tea party express bus tour holds demonstrations nationwide and was created by a conservative pack in california. the tea party nation holds grassroots conventions with workshops on political activism. and for online social networking, many tea parties adopt goooh.com, get out of our
in america, economics is the beginning and the end of most successful political endeavors. let's remember that arizona was the last state to approve a national holiday for martin luther king. and one of the things they did, it cost them hundreds of millions of dollars, when the african-american community across this country called for boycotts. finally, they were 50th, but they did it. they did it because they risked economics in the state of arizona. because, as you have stated, look, when the police intervene with me or with you or with anyone, it should be on the basis of our conduct. our behavior. not the country they suspect we came from and whether or not we were born here or not. that -- i'll tell you something. the criminal element, those human smugglers, the drug dealers, the rapists, those causing so much damage in arizona and across this country, they've got to be happy with this law. because what is going to happen is the eyes, the ears, that the police need so much of the community in general, so that they can combat crime, they're going to cause a division between the people
to nationalize the health care in the united states of america i turned to one of my colleagues on the floor and i said, this is it. we have got to file a repeal bill and he said, go for it. and so the next morning i was the first member of congress on the floor to slap down a bill to repeal obama care. >> do you believe that this bill that's passed into law is unconstitutional? >> well, i produced a 55-page report for indiana senator richard luger and in that report we question whether the federal government has the authority to mandate every individual to purchase a commercial product. this would be the first time in history that the federal government doesn't require you to join a program like medicaid or social security. all of those things are clearly constitutional. here you're saying that the federal government can require every person in the united states to purchase a commercial product. so i'm raising the question about the constitutionality and frankly i think it deserves a challenge. >> okay. and is this the only part of the health care law that you have a problem with? or are th
president obama at the kennedy space center today outlining america's space program in the post-shuttle era. >>> protesters outraged over mandatory police checks they call racial profiling. i will speak with a lawmaker behind a hard as steel immigration bill in arizona. >>> a clear view of iceland's fiery marvel captured by a cnn i-reporter, my goodness. a volcano clouding travel plans for thousands of flyers. good morning, everyone. i'm tony harris. those stories and your comments right here, right now in the cnn "newsroom." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> first, they are partying like it is 1773, a colonial times, tax revolt, more sent to a modern-day mutiny against big government. tea party patriots as they call themselves, hold tax day protests across the country today. cnn's jim acosta at the main event in washington where things are getting started this hour. jim? >> reporter: hi, tony. yes, they're just getting this rally started right now. we're on freedom plaza in washington, d.c., just a couple of blocks from the white house. so the setting is pretty fitting
this morning buzz aldrin told "the daily rundown," he said america's sliding downhill into mediocrity would never happen. >> i don't think america would stand for that, no matter who the president is. the american people are very proud of the investments that they made in the '60s and '70s that resulted in our landing on the moon. >>> let's get more reaction. joining me live is former astronaut dr. mae jemison, the first african-american woman into space. thanks so much for joining me. >> you're welcome. >> where do you stand on this debate? >> well, i think where we are right now is that we have a shuttle program that is retiring, but we have to have a robust space program. and that robust space program is really supported, empowered, by our research and development, by allowing nasa to do the kind of work that nasa does really well, which is to do -- develop new propulsion systems, to look at how do we move forward? so when i think about this, i'm on the side that president obama's plan is going to move us further. people are saying, well, what are we going to do? when we talk about sendi
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it for us. megyn is up next. megyn: i'm megyn kelly, this is "america live." tens of thousands getting ready for what is shaping up to be the biggest protest since the vietnam war. deck morris is the keynote speaker at one of the biggest. he's with us today with what to expect today, during and after. one radical group sets its sights on the pope. new details on the risky stunt they are planning and what happens if it goes badly. also there is this. >> you do not want to have a nice conversation. megyn: and grayson yelling at some florida republicans and telling them to leave their own meeting. loud, lively and threat breaking on "america live" right now. we are awaiting details on the resignation on one of the most powerful and controversial union leaders in the united states. he is andy stern. we are told he will address reports that he is stepping down. the news sending shock waves throughout organized labor and washington. that's was stern claims he helped president obama get elected and helped democrats pass healthcare reform. stern also a regular at the white house, visiting 36 times l
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